Down Syndrome Stigma

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My group and I chose to focus our project around Down syndrome because we believe that it is important to break the stigma around special needs, Down syndrome in particular. We think that if people are more informed on the mental and physical effects than they will have a better idea of how to interact and communicate with people who have. We believe that the main issue with Down syndrome has very little to do with the actual disability, but rather the lack of knowledge people have around them. Many people who have little to no personal connection with someone who has special needs, they don't understand how Down syndrome or other disabilities affect the individual, therefore they might feel a bit uncomfortable conversing and socializing with
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